A lorry driver has been arrested following the death of a cyclist this morning.

The driver stopped at the scene of the incident, which caused major traffic delays in Seven Sisters and Stamford Hill, and was taken into custody.

Police and emergency services were called to the junction of Bethune Road and Amhurst Park at 8am today following reports of a collision.

A female cyclist, believed to be in her 30s, suffered critical injuries after colliding with a vehicle and later died at the scene.

The police are in the process of informing the next of kin. A post mortem examination is due to take place shortly.